Stories from the field
At Thankyou, we believe every person has equal value and the right to a life free from poverty.
It is not okay that 844 million people around the world don’t have access to safe water and 2.4 billion people don’t have access to safe water!
It was dusk by the time we walked back up the hill to the birthing centre that sat steadily and somewhat in solitary there. Well, a hill in my eyes, but perhaps only a speed bump in the eyes of our Nepali friends who live in a country with the world’s highest mountain.
"Anything is possible"
Vanuatu. A country you might immediately associate with sunshine, beach, coconuts and honeymoon couples (lots of them). It’s not surprising that I had lots of questions from my family and friends when they found out I was travelling to Vanuatu last November to visit the water, sanitation and hygiene program Thankyou’s water and body care ranges are helping to fund.
Radical Transparency: Track Your Impact™ Final Field Reports
“But where does the money go?” It’s probably one of the most asked questions in the social enterprise, charity and not for profit sector. And it’s a fair one. At a time where giving rates are on the decline and there’s a growing scepticism around what businesses and charities do with the money they are given, it’s also an important one. Track Your Impact™ is our answer. We built it because we give 100% of profits from our products to our impact partners and we wanted to prove it...
We Stand Tall On The Shoulders Of Giants
We’re about funding sustainable solutions that last. We’re often asked how we choose which projects to fund. Here’s the low down from our Chief Impact Officer, Pete Yao.